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These are basic formatting guidelines for articles of certain types on the Fallout: Equestria wiki. Please follow these guidelines as much as you can, unless there is significant need for deviation.

Guidelines for ArticlesEdit

StoriesEdit

These are the formatting guidelines for writing an article on a story.

Stories
  • (Lead Section) - Summarize the story's origins, history, and critical reception. (NO HEADER)
  • (Side Story Title) - Index of links to the places where the story can be experienced.
  • Read - Links to where you can read the story in novel format (if applicable).
  • Listen - Links to where you can hear audiobooks of the story (if applicable).
  • Watch - Links to where you can watch motion media interpretations of the story (if applicable).
  • Plot
  • Setting - Describe the world in which the story exists. Side-stories need only describe details relevant to the immediate setting instead of the base setting for Fallout: Equestria.
  • Story - Summarize the premise of the story and its characters. Create a Template:Main link to the list of characters.
  • Summary - Summarize all of the events that occur in the story.
  • Traits
    • Perspective - Describe the perspective in which the story is told.
    • Structure - Describe the manner in which the story is organized.
  • Development
    • History - Describe the history of the fan-fiction's development and major milestones.
    • Inspiration - Describe the outside inspirations from which the series draws.
  • Reception - Describe the critical reception that the story has received, and its cultural impact on the community.

CharactersEdit

These are the formatting guidelines for writing a character article.

Characters
  • (Lead Section) - Summarize the character (NO HEADER; use SPOILER TAGS)
  • History
  • Pre-War - Describe their history prior to the Great War (pre-war characters only).
  • During the War - Describe their history during the Great War (pre-war characters only).
  • Post-War or Background - Describe their history after the Last Day (Use "Post-War" for pre-war characters and "Background" for post-war characters; hybrid pre-war/post-war characters should use "Post-War").
  • Background - Describe their history prior to the story they appear in (non-pre-war characters only).
  • Modern Day - Describe their actions throughout the course of the story.
  • Traits
  • Appearance - Describe what they look like
  • Personality - Describe how they act.
  • Skills - Describe their talents.
  • Equipment - Describe their usual equipment. If it changes throughout the story, be sure to indicate these changes in future paragraphs.
  • Behind the Scenes - Non-canon real-world information about the character; inspirations, styles of writing, etc.

SpeciesEdit

Species are sentient, free-willed, self-aware creatures, such as ponies, zebras, and hellhounds. These are the formatting guidelines for writing an article on a species.

Species
  • (Lead Section) - Summarize the species and its traits.
  • History
  • Pre-War - Describe its history prior to the Great War (pre-war species only).
  • During the War - Describe its history during the Great War (pre-war species only).
  • Post-War or Background - Describe its history after the Last Day (Use "Post-War" for pre-war species and "Background" for post-war species; hybrid pre-war/post-war species should use "Post-War").
  • Modern Day - Describe its history throughout the course of the story.
  • Traits
  • Biology - Describe its physical characteristics.
  • Behavior - Describe common personality traits.
  • Culture - Describe the species' culture on a whole.
  • Technology - Describe its technological prowess.
  • Behind the Scenes - Non-canonical information regarding the species.

FactionsEdit

These are the formatting guidelines for writing a faction article.

Factions
  • (Lead Section) - Summarize the faction (NO HEADER; use SPOILER TAGS).
  • History
  • Pre-War - Describe its history prior to the Great War (pre-war factions only).
  • During the War - Describe its history during the Great War (pre-war factions only).
  • Post-War or Background - Describe its history after the Last Day (Use "Post-War" for pre-war factions and "Background" for post-war factions; hybrid pre-war/post-war factions should use "Post-War").
  • Modern Day - Describe its activities throughout the course of the story.
  • Traits
  • Culture - Describe the faction's behaviors, traditions, and purpose.
  • Technology - Describe the faction's degree of technological prowess.
  • Command Structure - Describe the faction's chain of command, if applicable.
  • Divisions - Describe how the faction is sub-divided, if applicable.
  • (Division Name) - Describe a division's short history and purpose.
  • Notable Members - List all of the members that belong to a faction's division.
  • Behind the Scenes - Non-canon real-world information about the character; inspirations, styles of writing, etc.

CreaturesEdit

Creatures are non-sentient living organisms, such as radscorpions, radigators, and paradores. These are the formatting guidelines for writing a creature article.

Species
  • (Lead Section) - Summarize the creature and its traits.
  • History
  • Pre-War - Describe its history prior to the Great War (pre-war creatures only).
  • During the War - Describe its history during the Great War (pre-war creatures only).
  • Post-War or Background - Describe its history after the Last Day (Use "Post-War" for pre-war creatures and "Background" for post-war creatures; hybrid pre-war/post-war creatures should use "Post-War").
  • Modern Day - Describe its history throughout the course of the story.
  • Traits
  • Biology - Describe its physical characteristics.
  • Behavior - Describe common behavioral traits.
  • Behind the Scenes - Non-canonical information regarding the species.

ItemsEdit

WeaponsEdit

EventsEdit

LocationsEdit

Guidelines for ListsEdit

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